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[movies]Four Star Playhouse: Broken Journey
David Niven is an amiable safe-cracker who devises an ingenious but simple way of escaping from custody. Originally aired 2 June 1955 (Season 3, Episode 35). Don't bother downloading the h.264 file; the Cinepack file from which it is derived is smaller.
Keywords: Four Star Playhouse; David Niven; classic tv
Downloads: 1,493
[movies]"Four Star Playhouse" - House for Sale
A suspenseful episode in the series Four Star Playhouse. Is George Macready a real-estate agent, or is he an escaped madman? Don't bother downloading the h.264 file or the Ogg Video file; the Cinepack file from which they are derived is smaller.
Keywords: classic tv; George Macready; Ida Lupino; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,562 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Good Sister
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse" titled "The Good Sister". In this unusual episode, a nun in post-war Germany plays matchmaker between an American G.I and a Czech woman. Very strange plot. Originally aired 27 January 1955.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Anthology series; Anthology; Four Star Playhouse; Drama
Downloads: 347
[movies]Four Star Playhouse: Detective's Holiday
While on a duck-hunting trip, Dick Powell suspects that his hostess is wanted by the law. Originally aired on 4 March 1954 (Season 2, Episode 24). Don't bother downloading the h.264 file; the Cinepack file from which it is derived is smaller.
Keywords: Four Star Playhouse; classic tv; Dick Powell; Dick Foran; Joan Camden
Downloads: 1,585 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Four Star Playhouse: The Witness
Dick Powell defends Charles Bronson (as Charles Buchinsky) from a murder charge. Among the witnesses are Strother Martin (as Strather Martin) and Byron Foulger. Originally aired 22 October 1953 (Season 2, Episode 5). Don't bother downloading the h.264 file; the Cinepack file from which it is derived is smaller.
Keywords: Dick Powell; Charles Bronson; Strother Martin; Byron Foulger; classic tv; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,112
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Magic Night
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse", though this copy is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title. Episode stars Charles Boyer, and was originally telecast on 12 January 1956 on CBS.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Charles Boyer; 1950s; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 341
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Bomb
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", closing credits missing, starring David Niven. Originally telecast 18 February 1954. This episode is set in 1946 London and featured Niven's character in an "explosive" situation.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; David Niven; Anthology; Drama; Anthology series; Bomb; Early television
Downloads: 1,343 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Wild Bunch
An episode of the popular anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode aired 17 February 1955. This copy is missing the opening titles. Cast consists of Charles Boyer, Gigi Perreau, Natalie Wood, Noreen Nash, B.G. Norman, Tommy Cook, Willa Pearl Curtis, and Bill Walker.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Charles Boyer; Anthology; Anthology series; Comedy
Downloads: 1,452 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - One Way Out
An implausible episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular 1950s anthology TV series. This episode originally aired 15 December 1955 on CBS, however this copy is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title, and is very slightly incomplete. Starring Ida Lupino as a woman trapped in her apartment.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Ida Lupino; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series; 1950s; Apartment
Downloads: 339
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Masquerade
An episode of 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode is under the "Star Performance" title used for repeats. This episode "Masquerade" is set during Mardi Gras, and stars Ida Lupino, John Bryant and Carleton G. Young. Originally broadcast 15 April 1954 on CBS.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Four Star Playhouse; Ida Lupino; John Bryant
Downloads: 256
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Gun
An episode of the 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode originally aired 11 February 1954, and stars Dick Powell. This dramatic episode features a very nice 1950s kitchen, and some nice scenes of 1950s Surburbia.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Four Star Playhouse; Dick Powell; Early Television
Downloads: 1,759
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Alias Mr Hepp
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "Alias Mr Hepp". Stars Charles Boyer and Barbra Fuller. Originally broadcast 12 May 1955 on CBS, however this is a syndication copy under the "Star Performance" title. A real tear-jerker of an episode. (note: I hope the streaming version of the upload turns out OK. I've had troubles playing back the file when using a particular media player, so I don't know how the streaming version turns out...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; Four Star Playhouse; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series; Charles Boyer; Barbra Fuller
Downloads: 315
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Second Dawn
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "Second Dawn". Starring Charles Boyer and Dorothy Hart, and originally broadcast 4 February 1954. In this period drama, a blind man has the chance to have an operation to restore his sight.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Charles Boyer; Anthology; Anthology series; Early television; Drama
Downloads: 178
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Red Wine
An episode of the 1950s anthology TV series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode stars David Niven, and features John Banner in a small role. Originally aired 8 March 1956
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; David Niven; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,561 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Distinguished Service
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular anthology series which ran for four seasons. This episode was originally telecast on 5 July 1956 on CBS, however, this is a syndication version under the "Star Performance" title, and may be slightly edited. Episode stars Charles Boyer, Dorothy Green and Harry Bartell. (please let me know on the classic TV message board whether the streaming version of this episode plays back properly)
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Charles Boyer; Dorothy Green; 1950s; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 267
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - To Die at Midnight
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse" titled "To Die at Midnight". Dick Powell stars in this episode, which was originally broadcast 15 March 1956. This copy appears under the "Star Performance" title, but still runs 25 minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Anthology series; Anthology; Drama; Four Star Playhouse; 1956; Drama; Dick Powell
Downloads: 463
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Island
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "The Island". Script is corny, not up to the usual high standards of the series. But it does feature David Niven! Originally broadcast 4 December 1952 on CBS.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Drama; Anthology series; Anthology; David Niven; Corny
Downloads: 389
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Contest
An episode of the 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode originally aired 4 November 1954, and stars Dick Powell.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Anthology series; Anthology; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,768 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Meet McGraw
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", aired 25 February 1954 and starring Frank Lovejoy. This episode later resulted in a spin-off that aired in the 1957-1958 season.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Frank Lovejoy; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,775 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Sound Off My Love
An episode of the popular 1950s television series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode aired 12 February 1953, and stars Merle Oberon as a women who gets a hearing aid, with interesting results.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Four Star Playhouse; Merle Oberon; Drama; Early Television
Downloads: 764 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Girl on the Park Bench
Popular entertainment from the 1950s. A humorous episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "The Girl on the Park Bench". Starring Joan Fontaine. Originally broadcast 3 December 1953 on CBS. Note: This copy is missing the opening titles and ads.
Keywords: Classic TV; 1950s; 1953; Joan Fontaine; Four Star Playhouse; Comedy; Anthology; Anthology series; Early television
Downloads: 144
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Man on the Train
An unusual episode of "Four Star Playhouse". David Niven stars as a man who has a meeting on a train with a person who disappeared months earlier. Originally aired 15 January 1953.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; David Niven; Four Star Playhouse; Drama; Mystery; Early television
Downloads: 2,182 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Executioner
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse" titled "The Executioner". It's a dated cold war drama, but it has some very interesting moments. The storyline is well suited to the 25-minute treatment. Charles Boyer plays an interesting character. Originally broadcast 9 June 1955.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Anthology series; Anthology; Drama; Charles Boyer; Cold war; 1950s; 1955
Downloads: 417
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - High Stakes
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", starring Dick Powell as "Dante". In this episode Dante is framed for attempted murder. Originally aired 26 January 1956 (missing opening titles, commercials, and final seconds of closing credits. Show itself is intact).
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Dick Powell; The Adventures of Dante; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 819
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Eddie's Place
An episode of anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode was originally broadcast 10 March 1955 on CBS. This however is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title. Episode stars Ida Lupino, William Talman, and Kathryn Card. The problem with this episode, is that there is 48 minutes of plot, in a 25-minute running time. The story may have been more effective in an hour-long anthology series...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; 1950s; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Ida Lupino; William Talman; Kathryn Card
Downloads: 315
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Other Room
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode is titled "The Other Room" and originally aired 17 May 1956 on CBS. This however is a syndication copy under the title "Star Performance". Episode stars Charles Boyer, Barbra Fuller and John Hoyt. (note: I am worried there may be playback problems with this video. Please let me know on the classic TV message board if it plays back OK or not, after I know the playback status I will remove this message)
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; Four Star Playhouse; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series; Charles Boyer; Barbra Fuller; John Hoyt
Downloads: 274
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - My Wife Geraldine
An unusual episode of "Four Star Playhouse", appearing here under the "Star Performance" syndication title. I believe this was the first episode of "Four Star Playhouse", and was originally telecast on 25 September 1952 on CBS. Per Wikipedia, during its original US telecast, this episode aired against "Chance of a Lifetime" on ABC, "Treasury Men in Action" on NBC, and "Broadway to Hollywood" on DuMont.
Keywords: Classic TV: Television; Early Television; 1950s; 1952; Anthology series; Anthology; TV show; Drama; Charles Boyer; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 377
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Squeeze
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" starring Dick Powell as "Dante", a nightclub owner. They made about 8 episodes featuring that character. Originally aired 1 October 1953 (according to IMDb).
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Dick Powell; The Adventures of Dante; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,248 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The House Always Wins
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", one of several starring Dick Powell as the character "Dante", a nightclub owner. In this episode, Dante is informed by an old flame that her "friends" want to rob the place. Originally aired 28 April 1955.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Dick Powell; The Adventures of Dante; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 1,025 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - My Own Dear Dragon
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "My Own Dear Dragon", originally broadcast 18 November 1954 on CBS. This is a syndication copy under the "Star Performance" title. Episode stars Charles Boyer (playing an unlikeable character), Vera Miles, Mabel Albertson and Alex Gerry.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Charles Boyer; Vera Miles; Mabel Albertson; Alex Gerry; 1950s; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama
Downloads: 353
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse - Dark Meeting
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "Dark Meeting". Originally broadcast on CBS on 5 January 1956, this however is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title, but still runs approx 25 minutes. Episode stars Ida Lupino, Warren Stevens and Elliott Reid. I'm not sure why, but I find this episode to be somewhat atmospheric.
Keywords: Four Star Playhouse; Classic TV; Ida Lupino; Warren Stevens; Elliott Reid; Television; 1950s; bowling alley; drama; anthology; anthology series
Downloads: 309
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Stacked Deck
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" featuring Dick Powell, one of several in which he played the character "Dante", a nightclub owner. In this episode, an ex-con forces Dante into a blackmail scheme. Originally aired 28 June 1956.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Dick Powell; Four Star Playhouse; The Adventures of Dante
Downloads: 868
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Finale
An episode of popular 1950s anthology television series "Four Star Playhouse" titled "Finale". This was actually the first episode of the second season. Starring David Niven. Originally aired 24 September 1953.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series; 1950s; Fifties; Four Star Playhouse; Early television; David Niven
Downloads: 445
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - With All My Heart
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode stars Ida Lupino, Walter Coy and Noreen Nash, and was originally broadcast on 21 April 1955 on CBS. However, this is a syndication copy under the "Star Performance" title. (I do hope this upload turns out OK. If there are any problems please let me know on the classic TV message board). Note: This contains, yes, smoking doctors, and features Ida Lupino playing an overweight woman.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Ida Lupino; Walter Coy; Noreen Nash; Anthology series; Anthology; Drama; Smoking doctor; Smoking doctors; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 259
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Moorings
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular television anthology series of the 1950s. This episode is a version under the "Star Performance" syndication title. Originally broadcast 12 November 1953 on CBS, and starring Charles Boyer and Dorothy Malone.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1953; Four Star Playhouse; Charles Boyer; Dorothy Malone; CBS; Drama; Early television; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 285
[movies]''Ronald Colman T.V.'' - A String of Beads
IMDb says this aired as part of anthology series "Four Star Playhouse" on 21 January 1954. Cast includes a very attractive Angela Lansbury.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Four Star Playhouse; Angela Lansbury; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 1,130
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - A Spray of Bullets
An episode of 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This episode aired 3 November 1955, and stars Dick Powell, Jean Howell, Robert J. Wilke, and Raymond Hatton. The episode is very much like a 25-minute b-western for television, and that ain't a bad thing.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Western; B-western; Four Star Playhouse; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Dick Powell; Jean Howell; Robert J. Wilke; Raymond Hatton
Downloads: 398 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Ladies on his Mind
An unusual episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular anthology TV series of the 1950s. This episode stars Ronald Colman, Elisabeth Fraser, Patricia Morison, and Hillary Brooke. This originally aired 21 May 1953 on CBS, however this copy is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title, but still runs the correct 25-and-a-half minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Ronald Colman; Elisabeth Fraser; Patricia Morison; Hillary Brooke; Early Television; 1950s; Fifties; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 452 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Face of Danger
An episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular anthology series of the 1950s. This episode was originally telecast 13 October 1955 on CBS, however this is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title. Still runs approx 25 minutes though. Cast includes Ida Lupino. I hope this video plays back properly.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Ida Lupino; Dick Foran; Ralph Moody; Paul Picerni; Sherman Sanders; Drama; Western; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 153
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - Knockout
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse" titled "Knockout". This episode stars Broderick Crawford, Ron Hargrave, Buddy Wright and Ted de Corsia. The episode is about a boxer. It originally aired 1 January 1953 on CBS, however this is a syndication copy under the "Star Performance" title, nevertheless it runs the correct 25-and-a-half minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; Boxing; Boxer; Early Television; Broderick Crawford; Ron Hargrave; Buddy Wright; Ted de Corsia; Four Star Playhouse
Downloads: 386
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Listener
Popular entertainment from the mid-1950s. In this episode of anthology series "Four Star Playhouse", Ida Lupino plays a woman who intends to murder her husband. Episode originally broadcast on 2 February 1956 on CBS. Please note that this episode appears under the "Star Performance" syndication title, but still run the correct 25 minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Murder; 1956; Ida Lupino; Paul Bryar; Walter Coy; Nan Boardman; Richard Lupino; Ralph Moody
Downloads: 208
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Man in the Box
An episode of popular 1950s anthology series "Four Star Playhouse". This copy has the "Star Performance" syndication title. Originally aired 26 February 1953, and starring Charles Boyer.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; Fifties; Anthology; Anthology series; Drama; Play within a play; Four Star Playhouse; Early Television; Charles Boyer
Downloads: 588
[movies]''Four Star Playhouse'' - The Stand-In
A downbeat episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular 1950s anthology TV series. One never knows what to expect with this series. This episode was originally telecast 19 July 1956 on CBS, however this is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title, but still runs approx 25 minutes. Episode stars Ida Lupino and Virginia Field. I hope this video plays back properly.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1956; Four Star Playhouse; Ida Lupino; Virginia Field; Hollywood; John Harding; James Nolan; Herb Vigran; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 225
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